Academic Programmes

Diploma in Agriculture

This is a three-Semester sandwich intensive programme which conducted during the long vacation (June to August)

BSc. (Agriculture) Degree

The School of Agriculture offers a four-year undergraduate course leading to the BSc. (Honours) Degree in Agriculture with specialisation in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Animal Science, Crop Science, Post-Harvest Technology, Biotechnology, and Soil Science.

BSc. /B.A (Family and Consumer Science)

The School of Agriculture offers a four-year undergraduate course leading to the BSc. /B.A (Honours) Degree with specialisation in Food & Clothing and Family and Child Studies.

Postgraduate Programmes

Graduate Courses leading to MPhil or PhD degrees are available in all departments. Additionally, the department of Agricultural Economics runs MAA and MPhil courses in Agricultural Administration.

Entry Requirements


Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSCE) or West Africa Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE)

A) Credit in Core English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and Social Studies and

B) Passes in at least one of Chemistry, Physics and Elective Mathematics

Applicants who have a pass in only one of the three subjects (in B) should in addition have a pass in the following subjects;

Biology, General Agriculture, Crop Husbandry and Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Economics, Geography and Fisheries

Post-Secondary Teacher Training College Certificate “A” or Agricultural College Certificate

Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may write an entrance examination to be conducted by the School of Agriculture.


Bachelor’s Degree

A) West Africa Secondary School Certificate: Credit in three core subjects, namely English, Mathematics and Integrated Science and

B) Three Elective Subjects from Chemistry, Physics, Elective Mathematics, General Agriculture, Biology, Geography, Economics in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Diploma to Degree

Holders of the School of Agriculture Diploma Certificate with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of 3.00 or better are eligible to apply for the BSc Agriculture Programme for admission. All Diploma holders will be admitted to Level 200. 

Higher Degrees

An applicant must hold a good first degree in the related field for MPhil and MAA degrees. Applicants for PhD degrees must have obtained an MPhil with research in the relevant field as stipulated in the University of Ghana Handbook for graduates applicants.